Anna Simms Banks
|Ann B. Simms Banks|
|Occupation||Suffragist, orator, politician|
|Spouse(s)||William Webb Banks|
|Parents||Isabella and Marcus (or Marquis) Simms|
Anna Simms Banks (1862–1923) was an African-American educator and political figure from Winchester, Kentucky. After women gained the right to vote in the United States in 1920, she was a fully credited delegate at the 7th Congressional District Republican Convention in Kentucky, reported to be the first African-American female to hold such a position in the southern part of the United States.
- "Negress Is Delegate in Kentucky.". The New York Times. March 4, 1920. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
- "Anna B. Simms Banks". Notable Kentucky African Americans Database. University of Kentucky. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
- "William Webb Banks". Notable Kentucky African Americans Database. University of Kentucky. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
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